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Obelisk South of Hartwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stone with Bishopstone and Hartwell, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8028 / 51°48'10"N

Longitude: -0.8459 / 0°50'45"W

OS Eastings: 479672

OS Northings: 212203

OS Grid: SP796122

Mapcode National: GBR C1K.WFS

Mapcode Global: VHDV4.9Y4B

Entry Name: Obelisk South of Hartwell House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42665

Location: Stone with Bishopstone and Hartwell, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP17

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Stone with Bishopstone and Hartwell

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stone with Dinton and Hartwell

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/95 Obelisk S. of Hartwell House



Obelisk. Early C18 perhaps by James Gibbs, originally closer to south
front of Hartwell House, moved further away but still on south axis,
probably mid C18 when it may also have been truncated. Ashlar stone on
square base with moulded plinth, vermiculated panel and moulded cornice.
Moulded base to obelisk which is surmounted by a carved stone urn.
(Country Life 15.3.79 p. 709 plate 7).

Listing NGR: SP7967212203

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